Halophile Scirpus, Bolboschoenus and Schoenoplectus beds

English name: Halophile Scirpus, Bolboschoenus and Schoenoplectus beds

Description (English)

Formations of clubrushes (Scirpus spp.), often accompanied by rushes (Juncus spp.), fringing, to a depth of 1.5 metres, brackish, saline, or sometimes fresh, waters of coastal saltmarshes, coastal lagoons, athalassic saline waterbodies, springs, salt meadows, fens and tidal rivers. Scirpus tabernaemontani (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani), Scirpus maritimus (Bolboschoenus maritimus), Scirpus triqueter, Scirpus litoralis, Scirpus pungens, with, in particular, Juncus gerardi and Juncus maritimus, are typical components.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.27
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C3.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Bolboschoenus maritimus
Flowering Plants Juncus gerardi
Flowering Plants Juncus maritimus
Flowering Plants Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Flowering Plants Scirpus litoralis
Flowering Plants Scirpus maritimus
Flowering Plants Scirpus pungens
Flowering Plants Scirpus tabernaemontani
Flowering Plants Scirpus triqueter
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Bolboschoenus maritimus Flowering Plants
Juncus gerardi Flowering Plants
Juncus maritimus Flowering Plants
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Flowering Plants
Scirpus litoralis Flowering Plants
Scirpus maritimus Flowering Plants
Scirpus pungens Flowering Plants
Scirpus tabernaemontani Flowering Plants
Scirpus triqueter Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.17 Halophile clubrush beds source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 6.1.3.5 Grey Club-rush type n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S20 Scirpus lacustris ssp. tabernaemontani swamp overlap
National Vegetation Classification (UK) S21 Scirpus maritimus swamp overlap
Biotopes of the Czech Republic 2001 M1.2 SLANOMILNÉ RÁKOSINY A OSTŘICOVÉ POROSTY (Halophilous reed and sedge beds) overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.27 Halophile Scirpus beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.27 Halophile Scirpus beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.27 Halophile Scirpus beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.27 Halophile Scirpus beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.54 Halophile Scirpus beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C3.27 Halophile clubrush beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.17 Halophile clubrush beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.17 Halophile clubrush beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.17   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.17   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.17   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.17   same
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